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>> this is kpix5 news. >> from electronics to toys, to everything else. the holiday shopping rush is onto night. in fact, it has been ramping up for hours. >> andrea is live. >> reporter: they have to get in the stores and some of the lines here are more than an hour live just to get inside. the turkey was juicy an so were the deals at the livermore premium outfit. the crowd big enough to make your head spin. lines stretched as far as the day is line. >> this line comes out the door. all the way down the corridor here and wraps around the building. >> reporter: and the bags were as stuffed as the bird of the day. >> i don't want to wait until 10:00. >> reporter: shoppers were committed if not a bit
delirious. >> i have leggings, leggings, and some, um ... what's it called? mascara. >> reporter: tired from turkey an high on sugar. >> how much pie have you had? >> i only had two pieces. this night. >> i had a full pie. [ laughter ] >> reporter: a combo not always conducive to shopping. >> dessert will be when we get home. we couldn't get too full or we couldn't fit in the pants we are going to try on. >> reporter: those weren't the labels livermore was concerned with. >> oh no. >> reporter: ready to shop? you better bring a snack. or end up like this guy and awaken to a stuffed thanksgiving nightmare of a different kind. now if you were the master of the all nighter in college, you can now do the all-nighter shopping into black friday from
thanksgiving. many stores includeing the out lets here open until 10:00 tomorrow night. well the parking lot is packed and the checkout lines are wrapped around the khol store. that is where sharon chin is. it must be worth the wait. >> reporter: i guess so. more than 400 people in line. all 14 cashiers are open. it will take them a few hours to get to the head of the line. from here, it is hard the believe over half the people surveyed by consumer reports said they won't be shopping this four-day holiday. we found people bicycling, jogging, hiking. and some who walked away from shopping. >> really in tend, it is saul about corporate america wanting to destroy this holiday. a experience time for people just to make money. >> reporter: a quarter of shoppers say they are shop on
thanksgiving day according to the national retail federation. but only 13% of americans say they want the stores open today. these two feel strongly against thanksgiving day sales. they are visiting sobrino. >> my daughter has to work at 8:00. because she has to work, she cannot be here be my brother, her uncle. and have fun down here and be with family. >> everything should be closed. it's a time for god and family and friends. >> reporter: nearly 240,000 signatures on change.org on 70 petitions demanded retailers not open on thanksgiving day and more than 57,000 people pledged not to shop today. >> i'm reserves this day for friends and family. >> there will be plenty of shopping between now and christmas. >> many of the major stores refuse to open on thanksgiving.
burlington. tj maxx. ross. thanksgiving shopping is banned in three days. maine, rhode island, and massachusetts. they say it is illegal to shop on thanksgiving and christmas. sharon chin, kpix5. well stores certainly have been opening earlier an earlier, but in some places, the thanksgiving day hours did not bring the big crowds right away. this old navy in dublin was pretty empty this morning, but thousands of people will be at wal-mart not to shop, but protest tomorrow. 1500 protests are scheduled across the country. they are organized by a group called our wal-mart. made up of associated demanding better wages and dignity on the job. they said they want an end to retaliation against workers for legally protected labor
actions. many people this thanksgiving are dodges crime tape around their homes. betty has the latest. >> reporter: this bloodstained banged up mini van is only part of a wild thanksgiving crime spree that crossed three neighborhoods. san jose police say an officer shot and killed the driver after he rammed into a patrol car on kirkland drive. >> the gunshots took place. bang bang bang, real fast. then there was the cash. >> the guy comes, boom. >> reporter: the car stops short of crashing into michael's house. his family was getting into thanksgiving. serena next door witnessed the drama. >> the cop started shooting him. he crashed into the tree. >> reporter: the violence began this morning when police say the man stabbed three people on luz avenue.
ran across the street and stole a van. darren fuller saw the carjacking. >> was a tussling and argument. >> reporter: the crook led police on a wrong way chase before driving into this cul-de- sac. >> nooky take the family and have a happy thanksgiving. >> back here, where all of this ended things have returned to normal. police had blocked off the street for eight hours. they have not released the suspects name. as far as the three stabbing victims go, they suffered serious but nonlife threatening injuries and the elderly man who was carjacks ed was not injured. live in san jose, i'm betty yu, kpix5. this is what it looks like when a dump truck crashed into
a house. an elderly woman was in the house at the time but was not hurt. the oakland teenager set on fire while riding on an ac transit bus says he is very happy to be home this thanksgiving. sasha fleischman still has bandages on his legs after the surgeries. 16-year-old richard thomas admitted to setting the fire because he is homophobic but his attorney say it is all a prank. >> you should know better than to light someone's clothing on fire. and i think, you should be able to realize, that is not just a a prank. >> the judge in the case could issue a judgment on whether thomas will be charged as an adult or a child. surveillance cameras in
many bay area neighborhoods. it is meant to deter crime but some believes it could be the opposite. >> reporter: carla knows what it is like to stare down the barrel of a gun. >> i got robbed with a revolver. >> reporter: the man who robbed her was never caught and she wonders if the new mapping website could have protected her. >> communicam is a new service for residents in the bay area to research the location of security cameras in the area. >> reporter: josh is the ceo of it. >> we have seen people research activities or areas where someone has occurred. >> reporter: already, they have
mapped 2,000 cameras in san francisco and the east bay. >> i think it's a good idea. critics say the site is nothing more than a road map for criminals. ingly don't think it is a good idea. >> he worries that commune cam could backfire. the same concern oakland city council members libby shaft told newspapers. and it is possible. >> the map could be used for malicious purposes but we think the positive benefits out way the benefits. >> reporter: one more potential safety area. in oakland, christin ayers, kpix5. so far, community can users have mapped out 10,000 surveillance cameras nationwide. volunteers of all ages got
together in richmond to make sure the homeless got a hot meal. they cooked quite a spread. all the usual items. curturkey, mashed potatoes, pie. >> sometimes people are new to the community. sometimes they have been here a long time. but our goal is to serve. we serve the community. >> the bay area has been cooking meals and providing shelters for almost 50 years. >> 5 hundred volunteers fixed at least 5,000 years at the memorial church in san francisco's tenderloin district. one man drove all the way from sacramento to help. both dinner and breakfast were served today. by the way, glide still needs volunteers to serve meals tomorrow. lined wrapped around this restaurant in mountain view today. they have been serving free thanksgiving meals for the past
24 years. workers donate their time and serve thousands of people. >> and in livermore, more than a thousand free meals were served at the softball center. hundreds more were delivered to those who couldn't come down. it had the potential to light up the skies. what happened to the comet that was supposed to whiz by the sun? >> and the beach may sound like a good idea for the holiday weekend, but the warning you need to know about before you go. we are back in 70 seconds.
celebrate >> u.s. soldiers in afghanistan may be far from home this thanksgiving but they still found time to celebrate the holiday. the department of defense and 70,000 pounds of turkey over seas for this feast. there was stuffing, cranberry
sauce, pecan pie, and more. >> spending time with family is time well served. >> president obama thanked all the men and women in uniform today. and the white house released this picture of the president making calls to ten servicemens to thank them. several astronauts were at the international space station, but they had plenty to eat. it included thermo stabilized yams and freeze-dried green beans. those on board the international space station are like their second family. >> we are happy to be here orbiting above the earth. if we cannot be home with your families, this is the next best place to be. >> the food can be rather difficult to eat in space. they cut a little x in the food so it doesn't go flying out of the container.
>> well better to be paranoid than wrong. referring to the launch of a private space program. the falcon nine rocket. it was the second time in three days the launch had been called off. the rocket has had several technical issues this year. the company space x will try to launch the communication satellite again friday. well so much for a spectacular show in the sky this weekend. that comment that was expected to swing by the sun most lick lie got gobbled up. astronomers were waiting to see if the comet ison would survivor, but it looked like it fizzled out and is likely in pieces now. surfers were excited for possible big waves around the bay area beaches. linda yee reports, you may want to watch your back, beach goers. >> reporter: majestic waves, a
pounding surf. optimum conditions for sneaker waves. they can sweep people out to sea. >> the waves are bigger than i have seen them. >> there is a wave warning and large rip tides. >> wow, i wondered about that. you see my dog likes to go in the water and today she is hanging back. >> reporter: it is especially dangerous for people walking, staying, or playing on beaches. >> always be careful. as they say, respect. >> reporter: the waves range from eight to 12 feet. the strong rip tide warning extends from sonoma all the way down to the monterrey county coastline. >> i looked at the conditions today. i guess thanksgiving is the best day of the year for some reason. it is awesome. and there are a lot of people out today actually. it is kind of annoying. >> annoying in terms of the surfers out there? it is pretty crowded. >> it is really crowded. but yeah, the waves are barreling. and the conditions. >> reporter: dream conditions with a little danger on the
side because of rogue waves. >> you can see it out there today. pulling people out. >> kind of scary? >> not if you know what you are doing. >> the current is a little strong. it pushes you far, but the waves are good. they are closing out a little bit. >> reporter: just like the man said, respect nature. rip currents are always a danger out here in ocean beach. in san francisco, linda yee, kpix5. well cal tran is not taking any chances with the projected high tide. they are closing marin county's park lot for the next week. >> always good to be careful. now, what about that warning? >> the area of low pressure generating that high surf is moving to the south. good evening everyone. hope you had a wonderful happy thanksgiving. outside right now, looking out toward coy tower. temperatures dropped off
significantly at sunset. we are looking at a waning crescent 18% full moon. temperatures in the 40s and the 50s . generally in the 40s away from the bay. santa rosa currently 43 degrees. our numbers averaged between fife and eight degrees above normal this late november date. 67 if in san francisco. a good 7 above average. 68 in san jose. it was 70 in the trivalley. 47 in pacifica. here is what you need to know as you head toward your black friday. we will start off with a few clouds and have lots of sunshine. slightly cooler. then the return of rain chances and cooler temperatures this week. wait until you see that seven- day forecast. that is the area of low pressure spinning it's wheels
off the southern california coast. this area of low pressure began here. it is now dipping down to here. 350 miles, just off the isn't barbara coast. you see the rain bands trying to move into san diego all the way to san clemente. that low will not affect us. we are talking about a dry forecast for friday across the northern half of the state and throughout the central valley. 67 at the state capital in sacramento. gorgeous 53 in south lake tahoe after morning low expected of 22 degrees. okay, oakland typically 68 degrees this time of the the year. same holds true in concord. 67 in san jose. numbers coming down. still frit mild. 60 in pacifica. everybody under 70 degrees, but the lack of a good breeze, only westerlies 10 miles an hour there. it is the third spare the air day of the winter season. primarily some hazy conditions
to the north and to the south. meanwhile, here is the five-day forecast. we are looking at basically a stagnant weather pattern. here comes the change after sunday, monday, clouds up, that leaves us with a daily chance of rain showers tuesday through thursday. now this is a very cold system that will swipe across the northern half of the state. you watch an outside number of 51. that is basically everybody going to be in the 40s . so it is colder air mass. less precipitation. but colder temperatures. >> watch the plans. >> yes, watch the plans. getting behind the wheel of these sweet rides from sporty to spongebob. what you can check out at the auto show. female announcer:
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cars. -- on the next >> they weren't exactly shopping but some people did spend their thanksgiving checking out cool cars. >> don knapp on the automobiles on display. >> reporter: forget about the turkey. this is thanksgiving feast for
car buffs. you can climb right inside without a sales man getting in with you. i notice all three of you got into this. is that how you check out a car? >> yeah. >> reporter: one stop window shopping for just about every car. >> you have the hybrids, you have electric cars, you have the su vs and the crossovers. certainly the exotic cars are the eye candy. >> about $400,000 for this one here. this one goes from 450 up to $500,000. >> reporter: we can only tell you what it feels like. when you get into it it peoples like it fits you like a glove. a $200,000 glove. these guys try out a convertible. other kids clamor for the spongebob high lander. >> i'm looking for new and exciting tough to see. i want to look at the tesla.
the new porshes. >> which direction are you leaning? >> leaning on dreaming. [ laughter ] >> reporter: bob an his wife liz were just curious about the feel of a $100,000 mazaratti. >> we are a chevy family. about 40 years plus. probably not about to jump into one of these. >> but you can dream. >> reporter: in san francisco, don knapp, kpix5. >> dream indeed. a? city champion. and the raiders were all smiles early. will they be able to get the big win? sports is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
we all have our little tricks. mom swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again.
two can play at this game. [ female announcer ] swap one snack a week for a yoplait. and everybody wins. spot... four days later, it looks like >> last sunday, the raiders were ten seconds away from taking control of the fine playoff spot. four days later, it looks like their post season drought will continue. matt mcgloin had to leave before stepping on a field. greg jennings scoops it up and scores. not a bad way to make your nfl debut. the raiders dominated the second quarter with two 12-play
scoring drives. both capped off by rashad jennings' touchdown. but the lead was short lived. tony romo ties it. jerry jones? yeah, that is more like it. the raiders could not stop the cowboys running game. demarco murray gives him the lead with his third touchdown. dallas beats oakland 31-24. at at&t stadium, you see the final score. for the ninth time in 12 games t raiders score first, but like the story goes, unable to finish. >> really, the game boiled down to, you know, in the second half, we wore down, they were able to run the ball. we were not able to get off the field. >> i had a calendar. i checked it. i wanted to come here and play well for the team i played for. so, um ... you know, it sucks that we didn't get the win. >> we feel like we are a better team than what our record would
suggest. but, you are what your record says you are. so ... tough loss for us. and you know ... onto the next one i guess. >> reporter: the loss assures the raiders an 11th straight season without a record since going to the superbowl in 2002. and they have ten days to think about it before going to the jets. at at&t stadium, in arlington, texas, vern glenn, kpix5. a tradition unlike any other, the turkey day game. third quarter, kyle nelson to dontel jackson. the lions had a lead. the evening explosive offense. lions up four, lincoln on the move. gallileo recovers and holds onto win 34-30. it is their first championship
since 2009. >> throwing upright before we made the last stop. i was throwing up literally. blood, sweat, tears, my whole body is on this field. >> and we will be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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